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How to Take Silhouette Pictures

How to Take Silhouette Pictures

Why are silhouettes special? The reason silhouettes are so engaging is that they are very open to interpretation. No matter who or what your subject might be, the viewer of the photo has the opportunity to imagine what is unfolding in the scene. Depending upon the perspective of your audience, you could end up with […]

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Perspective in Your Photo Compositions

Perspective in Your Photo Compositions

Throughout history, paintings have undergone a distinct revolution. When two-dimensional paintings were no longer popular, artists had figured out different ways to allow the third dimension to impact the painting. We call that third dimension “perspective,” and it’s just as important in photography as in painting. The use of perspective can add an extra sense […]

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Polarizer Filters: What They Are & When They Can Be Used in Photography

Polarizer Filters: What They Are & When They Can Be Used in Photography

There are few more important things that a nature photographer can do to improve his or her photography than becoming familiar with the use of the polarizing filter. What can a polarizing filter do? Among other things it can darken the sky, remove reflections from water, and make foliage appear less shiny. Color saturation is […]

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Quick Tips on Landscape Photography

Quick Tips on Landscape Photography

Tell a story with landscape photography. By telling stories with your camera, you’re forced you to slow down and contemplate the details. This one factor alone could greatly improve your skills as a photographer! Consider a few important questions: What is it about this scene that inspires you? What elements found in the scene have […]

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Lighting Up Your Photography With Light Trails

Lighting Up Your Photography With Light Trails

At the most general level, photographing light trails means locating a place where you can capture some type of light that will be seen over time. Some examples of light trails are the beams of light created by moving cars or those created by stars in the night sky. In general, capturing light trails entails […]

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